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Application Guides: SF-424 and SF-424 R&R

 

The new Application Guides and video provide detailed instructions to help you prepare and submit through Grants.gov new, competing continuation, and competing supplement applications that use the Application for Federal Assistance SF-424 Non-Construction  and SF-424 R&R (Research & Related) application kits.  

The Guides, companion documents to the funding opportunity announcements (FOAs), are intended to be the comprehensive source of general information related to the application preparation and submission process and will be updated periodically.  

The video and documents do not replace program-specific guidance provided in FOAs. 

Application Basics

Organizations, not individuals, are eligible to apply. Completing a grant application can take 40 hours or more. Be sure to avoid common mistakes that stop an application before it is even reviewed. Here are some resources to assist you in the application process:

First step: Register

Are you an eligible organization?

Understand the Grant Process: Pre-Award, Post-Award and Closeout (PDF - 296 KB) | recorded webcast

Consider the Review Process – how applications are selected for award

Follow the Top 10 Tips

"Debunk the Myths" about grant application -- animated video series

Dictionary of Grant Terms

Grants.gov Application Help (FAQs & troubleshooting tips)